Aurora Town Supervisor James Bach announced at the Jan. 26 Aurora Town Board meeting that the town has been chosen as a recipient of funds from the Erie County Consortium Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for 2015.
East Aurora High School's Drama Club will present the musical “Beauty and the Beast,” based off the 1991 Disney movie, on Feb. 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
The Holland Central School Board approved a new tax break for veterans in the district. Approved applicants will see a reduction in the next school year.
A man suspected of involvement in a recent armed robbery of the Yellow Goose convenience store at 950 Maple Road in the Town of Elma has been arrested, thanks to the assistance of a vigilant citizen.
The Iroquois Middle School Drama Club will present “My Son Pinocchio, Jr.” Friday, Jan. 30 and Saturday, Jan. 31.
This year's 24th annual 'Party for the President' celebration, set for Thursday, Feb. 19 at The Roycroft Inn, will have all the features attendees have come to love—a speech by East Aurora's own Millard Fillmore, 13th president of the United States; a special singing guest; and the presentation of the Millard Mallard Award, given to the politician who has made the biggest political blunder in 2014. However, there are also a few changes in store.
The Iroquois School Board received a presentation from Nancy DiLonardo, deputy director of Real Property Tax Services for Erie County, on the veterans property tax exemption at their Jan. 14 meeting. The board took no action, but decided to continue the veterans exemption discussion at the Feb. 11 board meeting and at the upcoming budget work sessions starting Feb. 4.
The Iroquois High School Band recently congratulated senior flutist Erin Keppner for being selected as a member of the 2014 New York State School Music Association Conference All State Symphony Orchestra.
It was easily the best week Coach Chris Koselny’s varsity basketball Blue Devils have had this season. They began with a 74-42 tethering of the Griffins of Springville on Tuesday, Jan. 20 and ended with 66-48 taming of the Pioneer Panthers on Saturday, Jan 24. In between they nearly beat a more seasoned Depew squad, dropping a 47-43 decision.